Dustin Aponte, JD, is a Managing Consultant in the Life Sciences Disputes, Regulatory, Compliance and Investigations practice based out of Indianapolis. Dustin supports healthcare and life sciences clients who are under a CIA and companies proactively reviewing their compliance programs. While at Navigant, Dustin has assisted various pharmaceutical manufacturers in the review and development of their compliance programs, including CIA prescribed board advisory services and organization-wide compliance effectiveness reviews; leveraging OIG guidance and Federal regulations to report on the current operative state as well as future sustainability. Dustin also routinely assists organizations in the role of an Independent Review Organization (“IRO”), encompassing all aspects of both systems and transactions reviews.
Dustin’s experience also includes audits of employee screening, sampling & call plan reviews, commercial & medical field force monitoring, Pre-IRO support, and assistance with aggregate spend software development and validation. Additionally, Dustin provides expert witness support to pharmaceutical companies engaged in litigation related to their compliance programs.
Prior to joining Navigant, Dustin began his career in the legal field, specializing in healthcare and intellectual property matters.